BPS Approved Essential CBT Techniques

Approved by the British Psychological Society for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

6 modules 9 days 111 hours

SDS Seminars offers a wide range of training programmes in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Approved by the British Psychological Society. They are modular programmes that enable you to build up your knowledge and skills gradually and achieve different levels of SDS CBT Accreditation within manageable financial and time commitments. Certificate in Essential CBT Techniques course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive skills and theory based training in most common and widely used Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Techniques.

SDS Seminars offers a wide range of training programmes in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Approved by the British Psychological Society. They are modular programmes that enable you to build up your knowledge and skills gradually and achieve different levels of SDS CBT Accreditation within manageable financial and time commitments:

Certificate in Essential CBT Techniques course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive skills and theory based training in most common and widely used Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Techniques. It includes CBT Introductory Course and Socratic Questioning Workshop delivered as direct training and 4 (four) additional modules delivered as interactive online training based on a video recording of SDS live courses.

All modules are:

The Certificate covers in total 9 days, 111 hours of training via different learning methods: direct tutor training, video demonstrations, practice, interactive online training, and post-course reading with assessed online tests (Evidenced Reading). An overview is available here.

The structure of the Certificate is modular. Each module is designed to be an individual self-contained course on a chosen topic. The modules of this course are designed around well-established CBT skills and techniques, enabling you to gain in-depth understanding of their use and applicability. All modules are designed in such a way that they can be taken in any order or individually, although it is recommended that you take the Introductory 3 day Certificate EITHER first OR close to your first Certificate module.

Individual course modules are open access. However the Certificate as a whole is designed for those with a first degree and is taught at a university post-graduate level.

We allow you to complete the modules of the course at your OWN PACE according to your personal circumstances although typically it is anticipated that this should be completed over a 1 year period. Fees operate as EITHER discounted payment for the whole Certificate in advance OR on a module by module basis.

All course modules will require you to undertake recommended further reading followed by an online assessment (Evidenced Reading).

Our course tutors are all Accredited CBT Therapists and/or Accredited CBT Tutors, are extensively experienced both as practitioners and CBT Trainers.

The course Clinical Lead is Professor Paul Grantham, Consultant Clinical Psychologist.

Certificate Outline

  1. CBT: Introductory Course (Certificate) 3 Days - 21 Hours; with Evidenced Reading - 8 Hours
  2. Socratic Questioning Workshop 2 Days - 14 Hours; with Evidenced Reading - 8 Hours
  3. Case Formulations Workshop 1 Day - 7 Hours; with Evidenced Reading - 8 Hours
  4. Behavioural Experiments 1 Day - 7 Hours; with Evidenced Reading - 8 Hours
  5. Problem Solving Techniques in CBT 1 Day - 7 Hours; with Evidenced Reading - 8 Hours
  6. Running CBT Groups 1 Day - 7 Hours; with Evidenced Reading - 8 Hours

Total Days: 9

Total Hours: 111

  • Courses 63 Hours
  • Evidenced Reading 48 Hours

Certificate Payment Options

You have two payment options:

Option 1:

Spread the cost - pay per course as you go along:
Total RRP £3235 + vat (£3882)
Total if paid at EBD prices £3030 + vat (£3636)

Option 2:

Pay for the whole course: £2900 (£3480) plus receive 8 DVD Set on Essential CBT Skills Free of charge.

To Book the Full Certificate, please call the office: 01825 763710